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Urban Renewal: Old Tiffany Gets a Makeover

15 Union Square West

The venerable Tiffany & Co. has seen its share of facelifts.  However, it’s not one of its well-heeled patrons that recently had some work done, but its former home.  In fact, it’s received a whole new face. Tiffany was founded in Lower Manhattan in 1837, and moved to Union Square in 1870 to claim its […]

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Where (And What) Is Occupy Wall Street? My Discovery

On September 17, 2011, protesters with the Occupy Wall Street movement began demonstrating and living in New York’s Zuccotti Park. They called the small plaza in Manhattan’s Financial District “Liberty Square.” That’s where Occupy Wall Street is. But what is Occupy Wall Street? According to their official statement, “Occupy Wall Street is a leaderless resistance movement with people of many […]

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New World Trade Center, in (Short) Video

Curious about the new World Trade Center? Check out this quick, stunning video, which features impressive CGI and showcases the site’s new design.

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